Canadian GP 1991

In 1991, driving a plainly inferior McLaren-Honda MP4/6, Ayrton Senna started the season by recording four consecutive poles and wins. The season’s turning point was the Canadian GP at Montreal, were the “active” Williams FW14 failed Nigel Mansell on the last lap. Read More …

Australian GP 1986

On the verge of his first F1 championship, Nigel Mansell powered down Adelaide’s long High Street straight at 180 mph on full throttle when his own left rear tire exploded, flinging up a fountain of yellow, molten sparks as his car bucked from side to side in a frenzy. Read More …